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Books of condolence open for five killed in car crash

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, Megan Storey, 16, and Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, died after the car they were travelling in crashed with another car car just outside Conisbrough.

Books of condolence have opened for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

Four of the five who died were sixth-formers at Danum Academy, in Doncaster, and Mr Bortniczak was a former pupil.

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Book of condolence for Conisbrough crash victims

The Mayor of Doncaster has announced a book of condolence is to open for the victims of the Conisbrough crash.

“Following the tragic loss of five young lives in Doncaster, books of condolence will be made available in the Mansion House and the Doncaster Minster to allow people to pay tribute to Bartosz Bortniczak, Blake Cairns, Jordanna Goodwin, Arpad Kore and Megan Storey. These venues will provide a place of quiet reflection and we hope it will bring some comfort to friends, families and the community.”

– Ros Jones, Mayor of Doncaster

Inquests to open into deaths of five crash victims

Inquests will open into the deaths of five teenagers in a horrific car crash in Doncaster.

Five teenagers died in the crash over the weekend Credit: Calendar

Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, Megan Storey, 16, and Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, died after the car they were travelling in crashed with another car car just outside Conisbrough.

Four of the five who died were sixth-formers at Danum Academy, in Doncaster, and Mr Bortniczak was a former pupil.

The headteacher at Danum, Rebecca Staples, has said her school and the surrounding community has been left devastated by the loss of five "wonderful, lively young people".

Police appeal for witnesses to crash which killed five teenagers

Police investigating a crash that resulted in the death of five teenagers are asking for assistance from anyone who lives and works on the road.

Police investigating a crash that resulted in the death of five teenagers are asking for assistance from anyone who lives and works on the road.

Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, and Megan Storey, 16 all died when the blue Toyota they were travelling in collided with another car on Saturday night.

Inspector Pete Serhatlic, who is leading the inquiry into the crash, would like to hear from anyone in the area, between the McDonalds restaurant and the Crookhill Road junction, that evening.

Heis particularly interested in hearing from any residents or businesses who have CCTV in place as it may have captured footage that could assist the investigation.

Police believe a third vehicle, a Black Vauxhall Corsa, may also have been involved.

A 21-year-old man from Doncaster, who police believe was driving the Corsa, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Classmates grieve for friends who died in crash

Grieving classmates today paid tribute to five friends who were killed in an horrific car crash in South Yorkshire. They died when their car crossed onto the wrong side of the road and collided with another vehicle.

It happened on the A630 at Conisbrough as they were travelling away from Doncaster on Saturday evening.

The 21 year old driver of a third car has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Chris Kiddey reports.

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Grieving pupils 'devastated' by death of classmates

Grief stricken pupils have spoken of their devastation as they gathered to remember five teenagers who died in a horrific crash at the weekend.

Flowers laid at Danum Academy in Doncaster in memory of five crash victims Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Pupils laid flowers at the Danum Academy and attended a special assembly in their memory.

"It is just overwhelming. I just can't believe it," sixth former Kate Speakman said adding: "I am just so proud that I go to a school where they do this and they make sure everyone 's ok "

Another six form pupil, Lucy Turton said:" Even the teachers are devastated, you can imagine. It's just so hard on everyone who didn't know them that well. Everyone's devastated. "

Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, Megan

Storey, 16, and Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, died in the two-car collision on

Saturday.

Pupils return to school after five classmates die in car crash

Pupils have returned to school after five classmates died in a horrific car crash.

Pupils return to school to remember five teenagers who died in car crash Credit: ITV Yorkshire

18-year-old's Arpad Kore and Bartosz Bortniczak and 16 year-old's Blake Cairns, Jordanna Goodwin and Megan Storey, were all current or former sixth-form students at Danum Academy, in Doncaster.

A 21-year-old local man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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School 'absolutely devastated' by car crash deaths

A headteacher says her school is "absolutely devastated" by the deaths of five teenagers killed in a car crash.

Arpad Kore and Bartosz Bortniczak, both 18; Blake Cairns, Jordanna Goodwin and Megan Storey, all 16, were all current or former students at Danum Academy, in Doncaster.

"We were absolutely devastated. These are young people that we love and we can't believe they won't be coming into school today," Rebecca Staples told Good Morning Britain.

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